May 30, 2016 at 7:10 am #110592
Madrid+10 Policy Dialogue Conclusions Report
The Policy Dialogue ‘Madrid+10, Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism’ (Madrid, 27-28 October 2015) brought together more than 400 policy makers and leaders including 35 Club de Madrid Members – democratically elected former Presidents and Prime Ministers from around the world – academia, and civil society and grassroots representatives in the search for smart and long term solutions to prevent and counter violent extremism.
This report presents all the information about this two-days gathering, including the opening speech from the King of Spain, Felipe VI, and the closing remarks delivered by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon. This document also shows priority policy recommendations and actions, good practices and success stories along with key challenges and gaps identified during the policy dialogue’s workshops on: women, education, peace and interreligious dialogue and online radicalization. Contributions from Vaira Vike-Freiberga, President of the Club de Madrid, Danilo Türk, Member of the CdM, Peter Neumann, Director of the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) and Sir John Alderdice, Member of UK the House of Lords, have enriched this report.
The main outcome of the Policy Dialogue is the Global Consensus – a framework spelling out the common values, goals, and principles that stand the best chance of achieving real, sustainable progress in the struggle against violent extremism, can also be found in this report. The #GlobalConsensus can also be accessed or downloaded and signed-on from the online platform of the project: http://www.stoppingviolentextremism.org – a digital hub to highlight good practices, trends and challenges, initiatives, policies, and raise awareness of the work done by key experts and interlocutors, realizing the Global Consensus ideas in their own community, society or country.
Other contents available in this 140 pages report are the policy papers written by top international experts on #CVE relevant topics such as rights and security, faith and values, politics and Identity, and economics and opportunity.
Finally, the report has all the practical information of the Policy Dialogue including the program, the list of participants and an interactive section with links to the videos of all the plenary sessions.
The Madrid+10 Policy Dialogue was organized by the Club de Madrid and the International Centre for the Study of Radicalization and Political Violence (ICSR) and in partnership with the European Commission, the King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue (KAICIID), US State Department, and the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The knowledge partners of this conference were: Hedayah, the Anna Lindh Foundation, IEMed and TRENDS.
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